$9.89 Read with Our Free App. . 'Permanent Midnight' is a damn good movie and is very truthful in its handling of addiction and earns a spot up on the list of 'junkie' films, close to the adaptation of 'Jesus' Son'.

A comedy writer struggles to overcome his addiction to heroin. Hide other formats and editions. Ben Stiller fan? This is no rocknroll Permanent Midnight sets its tone in the first few pages, beginning with its author - Jerry Stahl - wearing a diaper to soak up the blood from his bleeding, post-op testicles. Directed by David Veloz. Buy PERMANENT MIDNIGHT : A Memoir 1st Edition Thus by Jerry Stahl (ISBN: 9780976082200) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Stahl sets the prevailing tone with his prologue, in which he not only wakes up in a blood-soaked diaper after having a billiard- size cyst excised from his scrotum, but he also recalls shooting up heroin while his wife gave birth in the same hospital. . 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Permanent Midnight: A Memoir by Jerry Stahl.

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Permanent Midnight is a crazy, strung-out taxi ride though a life where a near unquenchable addiction met a salary almost big enough to slake it. [CDATA[ “An extraordinary accomplishment. Free with your Audible trial. Permanent Midnight: A Memoir Paperback – June 1, 2005. by Jerry Stahl (Author) 3.9 out of 5 stars 35 ratings. With Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, Jay Paulson, Spencer Garrett. Jerry Stahl's seminal memoir of drug addiction and a career in Hollywood, Permanent Midnight is a classic along the lines of Hubert Selby, Jr.'s Last Exit to Brooklyn.Illuminating the self-loathing and self-destruction of an addict's inner life, Permanent Midnight follows Stahl through the dregs of addiction and into sobriety. . The itinerary of a hack writer's nightmarish journey through junkie hell.